Talking about your failures comes with benefits. When done with authenticity and humility, discussing your failures with others can make you appear more relatable and more human, according to research from Harvard’s Alison Wood Brooks. And when we frame such conversations by asking others for help, we can even use such experiences to improve. Such revelations also stimulate benign envy, according to Brooks, which can motivate those we are speaking with to try harder in their own pursuits. • Here’s what people are saying.
Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published on August 24, 2018